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NBC/WSJ Poll: Republican Popularity At Lowest Ever, Obamacare Popularity Rises

NBC/WSJ Poll: Republican Popularity At Lowest Ever, Obamacare Popularity Rises

Ever since the government shutdown last week, the Republican brand has suffered a backlash of epic proportions not seen in this country for generations.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
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Liberal Firebrand Alan Grayson Leads The Opposition To Strike On Syria (VIDEO)

Rep. Grayson (D-FL) on military intervention in syria: ‘You notice how, with 196 countries in the world, no one else wants to touch this problem.’

by Deborah Montesano· · News
GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently conducted a poll that found a majority of Americans do not want Obamacare, to be defunded.

by Rika Christensen· · News
President Obama Puts Foot Down On Debt Limit, Will Republicans Blink?

President Obama Puts Foot Down On Debt Limit, Will Republicans Blink?

This cycle of self-created fiscal crises and the fight over the debt ceiling has become standard operating procedure in D.C., thanks to the Republicans.

by T. Steelman· · News
President Barack Obama scolded the GOP House on their refusal to raise the debt limit --to pay  for expenses Congress had already authorized -- during his press conference on Monday, January 14th, 2013. Screen capture from a video by The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/president-obama-we-are-not-a-deadbeat-nation/2013/01/14/d7e90f8c-5e60-11e2-a389-ee565c81c565_video.html

Obama Attacks House On Debt Ceiling While GOP Plots Default And Government Shut Down (VIDEO)

Republicans think the US Government works like Todd Akin’s concept of a raped woman’s uterus: When threatened by increased spending, ‘the whole thing shuts down.’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
President Obama and Speaker John Boehner

FISCAL CLIFF DEAL: Is Obama Sandbagging The House Teabaggers?

Sensible people would realize they are being sandbagged, and would swallow their principles and pass the thing in the interest of national unity and legislative responsibility.

by David K. Keene· · Current Issues, News
House Minority Whip Says Debt Ceiling Is ‘Not Real,’ Shouldn’t Factor In Fiscal Cliff Talks

House Minority Whip Says Debt Ceiling Is ‘Not Real,’ Shouldn’t Factor In Fiscal Cliff Talks

Rep. Hoyer (D-MD): ‘I again would urge the Speaker not to use the debt limit to the detriment of the credit-worthiness of the United States of America as a leverage point.’

by Tiffany Willis· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
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Republican Presidential Debate Quickly Turns from Bad to Ugly

Watching the Aug. 11 Republican Presidential debate was as uninspiring as watching half-dazed mice chase one another’s tails around a maze in search of cheese. On the brighter side, the candidates did put enough lies and fumbles on the record to hurt each of their chances of becoming President.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News